Calyptaulax brongniartii Portlock 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Alternative combinations: Calliops brongniarti, Phacops (Pterygometopus) brongniartii, Phacops brongniarti, Phacops brongniartii

Belongs to Calyptaulax according to A. W. Owen and E. N. K. Clarkson 1992

See also Reed 1906 and Tripp 1954

Sister taxa: Calyptaulax angusta, Calyptaulax annulata, Calyptaulax callicephalus, Calyptaulax callirachis, Calyptaulax cornwalli, Calyptaulax glabella, Calyptaulax holstonensis, Calyptaulax hunteri, Calyptaulax incepta, Calyptaulax norvegicus, Calyptaulax sillimani, Calyptaulax strasburgensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (8 collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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